memory trace

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a postulated biochemical change (presumably in neural tissue) that represents a memory


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When we take in sensory information, a memory trace is transmitted by neurons across communication points among neurons (synapses) and distributed among regions of the brain associated with smell, taste, sight, hearing or feeling.
Collingwood's The Idea of History (1956), Lowenthal affirms that the past does not exist and that, in spite of relying on memory traces, it can never be relived.
In this way, the generalized motor program (Schimdt, Wrisberg 2004) joins the feedback and makes comparisons between memory trace and perceptual trace, as it occurs in closed-loop, and the innate properties of motor centralized program and the exceeding limit of time threshold of two hundreds of milliseconds to elaborate the perception, as it occurs in open-loop.
words, too-much-information regarding memory trace.
Role of Cerebellar Cortical Protein Synthesis in Transfer of Memory Trace of Cerebellum-Dependent Motor Learning.
Moreover, given their minimal processing, those F-items also lacked sufficient memory trace strength for their incorrect reporting as R-items.
In the Hintzman model a memory trace is a record of an experience or episode which is represented as a trace or vector, an ordered list of features or attributes.
More specifically, holistic theories suggest that the memory reconstruction process for a target event involves accessing a detailed memory trace from a single memory location.
Its rituals of memory trace a series of destructions: destruction of the faithless, destruction of the enemy, destruction of the innocent, destruction of trust between the people and God.
He said: 'Poor memory performance is often characterised as decay of the memory trace and many older adults say their memories are deteriorating as they grow older.
The basic methodological approach involves quantifying the level of recall of the time to activate or recover a memory trace (Koriat & Goldsmith 1996).
The memory trace becomes dormant; however, upon adequate stimulation, these traces are still retrievable.
The NMDA receptor is known to be involved in long-term potentiation, which occurs when the postsynaptic neuron produces a memory trace, and "it has been considered a promising target for Alzheimer's therapy" Dr.
visual cues to help users establish a memory trace (remind customers of the location of previously visited areas of the library).